• Eddie

    Breed: Terrier Mix

    The React Foundation recently joined Shelter to Soldier (STS) to adopt a shelter dog, named Eddie, under their Red Star Sponsorship of the Program. Eddie was found as a stray at the border of Tecate, Mexico. He was rescued stateside by a Border Patrol Agent and taken to the San Diego Department of Animal Services […]

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  • Valor

    Breed: Doberman Pinscher Mix

    CareCredit, a Synchrony solution, provided a $15,000 grant to the San Diego-based Shelter to Soldier to underwrite the cost to adopt, house, care for, train and place a shelter dog with a post-9/11 combat veteran. As part of the Shelter to Soldier service dog training program, the sponsored service dog will serve the critical role […]

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  • Glory

    Breed: Shepherd Mix

    Rennie Gabriel is a longtime supporter of Shelter to Soldier. Through his contributions, we were able to complete much needed facility improvements to maximize our efficiency and reach. Rennie, in partnership with Three Dog Bakery Encino, also sponsored the adoption, training and soon graduation of Thistle through our program! Rennie became a four-time Red Star […]

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  • Annie

    Annie is a 1 year old Dalmatian/Pit mix we adopted from San Diego Department of Animal Services Bonita Shelter. She was surrendered there by her owners who felt they couldn’t provide the life she deserved. We are very thankful to have found her, and we are confident that she is going to make a veteran […]

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  • Lima

    Lima is a 1 year old black lab mix adopted from the El Cajon Animal Shelter. She has a very sweet temperament and enjoys her training. She is confident and eager to please. We are so thrilled that we found this sweet pup for our program! Lima’s adoption, care, housing, training and future placement with […]

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  • Tumble

    Tumble is a 5 month old shepherd mix we adopted from Labs & More Rescue. He is very sweet and affectionate, loves hugs, and loves to learn! He really wants to have a job, so we are thankful that he found our program. He is going to make an amazing service dog for a veteran […]

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  • Sophia

    Sophia is a 1 year old chocolate lab/pit bull mix adopted from Labs & More Rescue where they originally rescued her as a stray from Mexico. Sophia is energetic but focuses wonderfully with training. She brings so much joy to our team (and anyone who meets her) with her big smile and warm hugs. We […]

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  • Lola

    Lola is a 1 year old pit bull mix adopted from San Diego Department of Animal Services Carlsbad Shelter. She is soaring through our program, mostly because of her confidence in public settings and incredible focus on her (trainer) handler. She is affectionate and gentle and we love her to bits! Lola’s adoption, care, training, […]

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  • Millie

    Millie is a 2 year old German Shorthair Pointer mix who we adopted from Labradors and More Rescue. Millie is very affectionate and would prefer to work for affection than ball time anyway. She is very bright and loves to work, but has a soft enough energy to make her excel at this new job. […]

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  • Penny

    Breed: Shepherd Mix
    Age: 1 year

    Penny is an adorable young shepherd mix that we adopted from Thrive Animal Rescue through Kelly, one of their foster partners in Huntington Beach. Kelly heard of this sweet girl roaming near the freeway as a stray in Riverside, CA and immediately jumped in to help Penny on behalf of Thrive. Despite her life as […]

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  • Desmond

    Breed: Mastiff Mix

    Desmond was one of 49 mastiffs rescued by the San Diego Department of Animal Services from a local hoarding situation. We adopted this sweet puppy from their Central Shelter. Desmond was affectionately named by his sponsors, the Petco Foundation, through an online poll of supporters who chose the name after Desmond Doss, the United States […]

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  • Benny

    Breed: Cattle Dog

    Benny is a cattle dog mix adopted from Labs and More Rescue here in San Diego. He is super smart, eager to work, and has a really fun personality. We are so glad that he found his way to our program, and we can’t wait to see the joy he brings to a veteran one […]

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